Posts in Data and Analytics
Smart infrastructure challenge announces winners of $50 million in seed funding

StateScoop — Four development teams have taken home top prizes in a competition for advanced infrastructure proposals, each securing up to $10 million in investment capital.

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Safer and Smarter Arizona Roadways Initiative — 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The Safer and Smarter Arizona Roadways Initiative aims to foster safer roadway navigation and interaction by supporting intelligent decision making using data derived from an infrastructure-to-vehicle (I2V) communication platform.

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LVO Mobility Hub — Venture Smarter

Utilizing demand aggregation, this project seeks to transform an underserved communities’ traditional unimodal bus stop into a multimodal ‘Mobility Hub’ and further serve as a template for smart, efficient regional deployment.

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IARPA launches Mercury Challenge

In an effort to forecast and provide early warning capabilities, the Department of Defense’s Integrated Crisis Early Warning System (ICEWS) and IARPA’s Open Source Indicators (OSI) programs look to leverage novel statistical and machine learning techniques using publicly available data sources.

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CHPL Data Challenge – CCC Innovation Center

CHPL Data Challenge The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Certified Health IT Product List (CHPL) Data Challenge is a call for developers, researchers, and innovators to develop a software application that provides solutions to challenges faced by health care providers, health care consumers, and the health IT community​.

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Utah Beehive Project

Representing the State of Utah and Greater Salt Lake City Metropolitan area, the Beehive Team's project for the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge will focus on accelerating smarter decision-making through regional data-sharing and public communication.

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Four Communities Selected for Inaugural Georgia Smart Communities Challenge

Albany, Chamblee, Chatham County and Gwinnett County won the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge, a Georgia Tech-led initiative that brings together industry and public agencies to help local governments implement smart development

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Inside the development of American Modern's new IoT pilot

Insurance provider American Modern knows that fire and water damage are the highest causes of loss for policyholders. But only the former really has consumers’ attention; in fact, water-related losses are sometimes called the silent killers, because damages don’t immediately come to light despite often requiring expensive, intrusive fixes.

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Kabbage gets $200M from Credit Suisse to expand its AI-based business loans

After picking up $250 million in equity funding from Softbank earlier this year, the small business loans and finance company Kabbage — which uses only algorithms and machine learning (no humans) to determine an applicant’s eligibility — is announcing another big infusion of money. The company is picking up $200 million from Credit Suisse in a revolving credit facility that it will use for loans.

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20 takeaways from Meeker’s 294-slide Internet Trends report

This is a must-read for understanding the tech industry. We’ve distilled famous investor Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report down from its massive 294 slides of stats and charts to just the most important insights. Click or scroll through to learn what’s up with internet growth, screen addiction, e-commerce, Amazon versus Alibaba, tech investment and artificial intelligence.

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